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tube,

in electronics: see electron tubeelectron tube,
device consisting of a sealed enclosure in which electrons flow between electrodes separated either by a vacuum (in a vacuum tube) or by an ionized gas at low pressure (in a gas tube).
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Tube

A long, hollow cylinder, or other hollow shape; typically a flexible or thin-walled metal cylinder, as opposed to a pipe.

tube

[′tüb]
(biology)
A narrow channel within the body of an animal or plant.
(electronics)
(engineering)
A long cylindrical body with a hollow center used especially to convey fluid.
(geology)
A passage in a cave having smooth sides and an elliptical to nearly circular cross section.
(ordnance)
The main part of a gun, the cylindrical piece of metal surrounding the bore; tube is frequently used in referring to artillery weapons, and barrel is more frequently used in referring to small arms.

tube

1. A thin-walled pipe.
2.See lamp.

tube

1. Anatomy
b. any hollow cylindrical structure
2. Botany
a. the lower part of a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx, below the lobes
b. any other hollow structure in a plant
3. Brit the tube
a. an underground railway system
b. the tunnels through which the railway runs
c. the train itself
d. ™ the London underground railway system
4. Electronics
a. another name for valve
5. Surfing the cylindrical passage formed when a wave breaks and the crest tips forward

tube

(hardware)
A CRT terminal. Never used in the mainstream sense of TV; real hackers don't watch TV, except for Loony Toons, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Trek Classic, the Simpsons, and the occasional cheesy old swashbuckler movie.

tube

(electronics)

tube

(jargon)
(IBM) To send a copy of something to someone else's terminal. "Tube me that note."
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Many people are enteral fed in the community, and although they are supported by community nutrition teams, nurses will have occasions to review the position of a nasogastric tube, inspect a PEG tube site or attempt to unblock PEG tubes if trained to do so.
Although many commercial NGT holders are available, the device used in this study was the Dale Nasogastric Tube Holder[R] (2010) (Dale Medical Products, Inc.
Nasogastric tube must be placed in all cases to allow for healing of the perforation while allowing feeding to continue.
Typically; a child gets 100% of his or her nutrition for a period of time from milk-based products such as Ensure, Boost, or Nutren delivered by nasogastric tube at home; older children often learn to place the tube themselves.
2-5) In our study, the ratio of children having central venous catheter, nasogastric tube and concomitant neurometabolic disease were found to be higher compared to control group.
More patients with pneumonia (combining "possible" and "x-ray verified") were fed by nasogastric tube (p < .
A nasogastric tube was inserted, which drained around 300 ml of greenish fluid and the patient reported a moderate relief of pain.
There are currently 32 modules available, including specific clinical procedures such as how to administer an injection, insert a nasogastric tube, venous cannulation, cervical smear and perform both male and female catheterisations.
Treatment is performed either through a nasogastric tube or colonscopy on an outpatient or inpatient basis.